The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Manager was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Manager
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 122 108
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Manager 23 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.97% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.03% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 25
Median daily rate £415 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £33.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2763 3599 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.82% 94.81% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1629 2233 1998
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 135 194
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Infrastructure Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Manager in the North West

Infrastructure Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 11 £415 -2.35% 3
Lancashire +6 4 £450 +12.50%
Merseyside - 2 £431 -
Cheshire +10 1 £250 -39.02% 1
Infrastructure Manager
England

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Infrastructure Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Infrastructure Manager in the job title.

1 20 (44.44%) Project Management
2 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (28.89%) Finance
4 11 (24.44%) Migration
5 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
7 7 (15.56%) Linux
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.33%) AIX
8 6 (13.33%) Change Management
8 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (13.33%) Supplier Management
8 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.11%) Banking
9 5 (11.11%) Unix
9 5 (11.11%) Windows
10 4 (8.89%) WAN
10 4 (8.89%) LAN
10 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
10 4 (8.89%) Change Control
11 3 (6.67%) NAS
11 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.67%) QA
11 3 (6.67%) Service Management
11 3 (6.67%) SAN
11 3 (6.67%) Oracle
11 3 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
12 2 (4.44%) SDLC

Infrastructure Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) LAN
1 4 (8.89%) WAN
2 3 (6.67%) NAS
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.22%) ISDN
3 1 (2.22%) MPLS
3 1 (2.22%) PBX
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VLAN
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) CCTV
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) AIX
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) HPUX
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Project Management
2 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (24.44%) Migration
4 6 (13.33%) Change Management
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.33%) Supplier Management
5 4 (8.89%) Change Control
5 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) ITSM
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.44%) RUP
7 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Apple
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
3 1 (2.22%) EMC
3 1 (2.22%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) PlateSpin
3 1 (2.22%) VMware